Sculpture

Alumna Advises ‘Take All the Art Classes You Can’

Alumna Chelsea Lloyd (BFA 2008) made the Tuscaloosa News her senior year when she spun a web of hot pink tape across the lawn of the Bureau of Mines Building #5 (“Art aims for lab-rat’s-eye view,” Feb. 15, 2008). Lloyd’s artistic purpose back then was to bring attention to the plight of lab animals by

Statewide Sculpture Trail First Work Blossoms

Ringo Lisko’s soft-petaled graphite proposal drawing almost disguises the fiery strength inherent in the bronze forms she’s now casting. Yet, her sculpture — an eight-foot circle of camellias in full bloom — fully embodies those seemingly contradictory characteristics of strength and delicacy. In fact, Lisko’s artistic purpose in part is to visually depict the contradictions

New Monster Map Will Guide You Through T-Town

You may have been surprised to see an occasional scary monster as you stroll around downtown Tuscaloosa on a First Friday or stride along River Walk on Jack Warner Parkway. Now you can take a guided tour or hunt for the little bronze gremlins with your cell phone! An online map of some of the

Jonathan Lanier Presents BFA Exhibition at Harrison Galleries

The University of Alabama is pleased to announce the BFA exhibition of Jonathan Lanier at the Harrison Galleries in downtown Tuscaloosa during September. A reception for the artist will be held during First Friday festivities, Sept. 6, from 6-9 pm.  Lanier received his BFA with a concentration in sculpture and ceramics this spring. He has

UA Artists Help Create Alabama Bicentennial Celebration

“As the Bicentennial approaches it has been obvious that our state’s artists have, throughout the years, been some of our best and most prolific story tellers. Clearly the arts and artists of Alabama will take a high profile position in celebrations statewide.” — Alabama State Council on the Arts Annual Report 2018 UA art and

Alumna Casts Sculptures for Bicentennial Project

April Terra Livingston’s new sculpture Motherwork stands as an iron-strong reminder of the endurance of women, and that it really does “take a village.” Celebrating the vital role of midwifery today and in history – termed “motherwork” by scholar Patricia Hill Collins – the cast iron sculpture is one of three new works by Livingston

Four BFA Majors Showcase Senior Work

Tuscaloosa. — The University of Alabama’s Department of Art and Art History is pleased to present a group exhibition by four bachelor of fine arts candidates. Samantha Joslin, Jonathan Lanier, Caroline Rothschild and Dana Tokarzewski will display their work April 16-23, 2019, in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery on UA campus. A reception for the artists

BFA Senior to Exhibit at Harrison Galleries

Tuscaloosa. — The University of Alabama’s Department of Art and Art History is pleased to present the bachelor of fine arts solo exhibition of Samantha Joslin, titled Matter of Normalcy. The exhibition will be held April 5-15, 2019, at Harrison Galleries, in downtown Tuscaloosa. A reception for the artist will be held First Friday, April